Careers at Commercial

1st Line IT Support Engineer



Closing Date





Available on request

Working Hours

Full-Time 37.5 hours per week


Our Managed IT Division designs, implements and supports the IT infrastructures of some of the UK’s top organisations within both the public and private sector. No client has the same needs and our solutions and support packages are tailored to the specific requirements of each client. 

As a 1st Line Engineer, you will exceed the skill level typically expected with 1st line roles you may find elsewhere and is more aligned to a traditional 2nd line role.

We want you to…

  • Provide 1st / 2nd Line support to clients via phone, email and remote sessions as part of a shift rotation
  • Maintain 1st line support tickets correctly and keep the customer updated with progress every day
  • Monitor 1st line support ticket queue ensuring incidents are actioned before SLA
  • Develop existing customer relationships and build a rapport with new clients
  • Flag high priority / urgent issues to the 1st Line Team Leader
  • Perform proactive maintenance using our in-house monitoring system
  • Document procedures/processes and contribute to the knowledgebase
  • Follow IT procedures e.g. ITIL and strictly complying with our policies
  • Consult with 2nd line team as required to resolve incidents and develop individual skillset

You have got…

  • Proven experience of supporting existing desktop / server infrastructures and must have experience of working in a busy helpdesk environment.
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Fault analysis, management and prioritisation skills are required to ensure all issues are resolved based on criticality for all our customers as well as meeting the contracted SLA.
  • Relevant experience with the technologies listed below:
  • Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2 and 2016
  • Exchange and/or Microsoft Office 365
  • Hypervisor technologies (VMware ESXi / Microsoft Hyper-V)
  • TCP/IP, Routing, VPN and Firewall configuration
  • Virtual server backup technologies (Veeam / vRanger)
  • Antivirus Software (Sophos)
  • Experience in:
    • Email filtering solutions
    • Corporate wireless systems
    • Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop
    • SAN storage technologies
  • The ability to demonstrate good problem solving skills
  • An excellent telephone manner & customer facing skills

Why Commercial..?

  • Competitive salary
  • We all get a generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays which increases with length of service
  • Bonus scheme (paid quarterly upon achievement of KPI’s)
  • A variety of training & Development programmes tailored to you
  • Earn extra money if we hire your friends or family with our employee referral programme
  • Looking for a little extra? You could get a day off for doing charity work and you might even get a treat on your birthday and work anniversary!
  • Cycle to work scheme, pension contributions, Employee support programme, Flexi time scheme and more